1st International Conference on Woman "Being A Woman: Awareness and Liberalization" May 9,10,11 2012

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DEKAUM Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir TURKEY
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1st International Conference on Woman with its main theme BEING A WOMAN and subthemes -Awareness and Liberalization, organized by Dokuz Eylul University Woman Rights and Problems Research and Practice Center (DEKAUM) in collaboration with Regional Development and Administrative Sciences Research and Practice Center (BIMER) will be held on the 9th-11th of May, 2012 at Dokuz Eylul University DESEM Conference Halls.

DEKAUM and BIMER are inviting distinguished scholars to submit papers on issues related to any of the following topics:

Being a woman in history and being a woman today
Woman, freedom, equality and awareness
Gender discrimination
Woman's rights and international agreements
Woman's legal status in public and private sector
Violence against women
Woman in terms of Family Law
Woman in Criminal Law
Woman's position and situation in politics
Woman's liberalization movements during the pre- and post-Republican periods
Modernization and woman
Women's struggle for freedom and equality
Woman's status in various cultures
Woman's social roles and the search for identity
The importance of language in the establishment of dominant policies
The importance of language in woman's awareness and liberalization
Solutions in woman's liberalization
The history of women's movements
Women's movements in Turkey
Republican Revolution and woman
Women who made their mark in history
The position of woman in literature and art
Woman(hood) myths/ Woman(hood) in myths
Woman and Health
Woman and Environment
Woman in the Media
Woman images in this day and age
Globalization, poverty and woman
Globalization and the pressure of different cultures on woman
The perspective of various religions towards woman
The impact of religion and culture on woman's liberation

Paper proposals (250 words maximum) should include the title, aim, method and basic conclusions of your research and should be sent by January 16th, 2012. For submission of papers and registration please go to the following website http://www.deucbs.com/dekaum2012/eng/registration.php. For assistance or additional information write to korpez@hotmail.com.

Guidelines regarding the format of full paper submissions as well as the notification of accepted papers can be found on the conference website http://www.deucbs.com/dekaum2012/eng/
1st Call for Papers: November 15, 2011
Deadline for Proposal Submissions and Pre-register January 16, 2012
Notification of Approval: February 17, 2012
Deadline for Sending Paper Manuscripts: April 9, 2012
Registration Fee Deadline: April 16, 2012
Final Program: April 20, 2012
Conference Dates: May 9-11, 2012